The programme runs annually beginning in September each year. It comprises of 120 credit points (ECTS), equivalent to two academic years. The academic year consists of 6 periods. Period 1,2,5 and 6 comprise six weeks of classes, one week of self-study and the exam week. In these periods students often follow two courses worth 6 credits each. Period 3 and 4 entail of four weeks in which both the lectures and the exams take place. In these periods students follow one course worth 6 credits. The expected workload is 40 hours per week.
More information about the courses can be found in the programme guide of the MSc Management, Economics and Consumer Studies and in the online Study Handbook. The programme guide provides a detailed overview of the study programme and you can find the answers to all your questions concerning the profiles of the various specialisations. For timetables, courses and course contents you can read the study handbook.
If you have a BSc in the social sciences:
Interesting Programme options
WASS Graduate Programme: for those interested in a PhD
Are you enthusiastic about doing research and interested in doing a PhD in the future? The Wageningen School of Social Sciences offers motivated students a special track which prepares students for a PhD position. Learn more about the WASS Graduate Programme.
Develop your entrepreneurial side with more courses on entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial internship. Learn more about the MSc Track Entrepreneurship.
Are you interested in following part of your studies at Wageningen University and part at another European university to gain international and intercultural experience?